FRP Advisory brings in Begbies Traynor partner

RESTRUCTURING FIRM FRP Advisory has appointed John Lowe as partner as the it seeks to strengthen its Midlands presence.

Lowe joins FRP after 11 years at Begbies Traynor as a partner, latterly heading its Leicester office which he opened in 2008.

He began his career with Ernst & Young before moving to Kroll as a manager in its corporate advisory and restructuring group based in Birmingham.

Lowe’s addition to the Leicester office means the FRP Advisory Midlands team now comprises 25 staff, including four partners across offices in the East and West Midlands.

One of Lowe’s most notable assignments was Budget Rent a Car, which set a legal precedent as the first US company to be placed into a UK administration.

Chris Stirland, partner at FRP Advisory’s Leicester office, said: “John has extensive experience working with the full range of businesses across sectors and of all sizes right across the Midlands and his appointment will significantly strengthen the full breadth of services that we are able to provide to businesses and lenders in the East Midlands region.

“FRP Advisory continues to invest in the quality of its advisers within its regional and national office network, to help support both company management and the full range of high street banks, asset based lenders and other finance houses on all aspects of restructuring and business improvement.”

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